Anyone wishing to walk in the parade will be required to register at the front desk and pick a float to walk with. There are limited spaces available, so we encourage you to come early to ensure you get a spot. Here’s the list of floats in marching order:
［01］Rainbow Pride Brass Band
This is the Brass Band that normally performs on the Main Stage. This year, they will step down from the stage to march with us in the parade! Musicians and non-musicians alike are welcome to march along-side the band!
A float dedicated to LGBT people working in health care, welfare and nursing as well as allies who support LGBT health. We also encourage the participation of anyone wishing to learn more about LGBT health issues.
A float for people living with HIV,
and even those who aren’t:
We’re already living together.
［04］All Human Mix
The diversity float for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, straight, and all kinds of people. We are all friends! GoGo Dancers representing diverse sexualities will dance to music mixed by DJ MASAO.
［05］TOKYO NO H8
Let’s walk together through these streets. Those walking along side this float march against any kind of discrimination. We promote the idea of solidarity and respect in pursuit of a fair society that acknowledges diverse ways of life.
［06］TGN-Tokyo Gay Night
After gaining recognition after holding a Koda Kumi night at Zepp Diver City where Koda Kumi herself showed up as a secret guest, TGN will be kicking off it’s nation-wide tour at Zepp Fukuoka on May 5th, 2014.
［07］FTM GRAMMY TOKYO
Japan’s premiere FTM club event GRAMMY TOKYO that brings T-guys and entertainment together. This is a float that embraces diversity and all people who wish to be themselves. A DJ and GoGo Dancers will make this float a fun place to be. We welcome every sort of LGBTQI and allies of any kind!
Nijigumi Fights is a club for gays who like to pretend to be idols. We have over 40 members from as far north as Hokkaido and as far south as Kyushu. Recording sessions and one-off live shows are our primary club activities.
［09］FIRE BIRD GLAMOROUS
GLAMOROUS TOKYO brings smiles and lovely energy to you. We are a gay mix power party bringing fun and excitement to Tokyo, Taiwan and other parts of Asia.
［10］Spindle+”ALL WE NEED IS LOVE”
「Spindle+」is Japan’s first iPhone app for Lgirls. It’s a communication tool for girls looking for same-sex relationships and friends.
［11］Flags of Pride “My Rainbow Flag”
A variety of rainbow flags bearing personalized symbols. The word rainbow flag means different things for different people, so wouldn’t you like to show of yours? We invite paraders to bring big flags, small flags, and even non-flags to show of their personal concepts of “my rainbow flag”. Music mixed by Dj Tsukawa.
［12］AMARANTH (The Carnival Wagon) x Sora Gumi
A sight more gorgeous than ever before! This is guaranteed to be one flashy float! Glimmering drag queens will lead the way in a march of sequiny splendor!
EROS is a women only party that takes place on the first Saturday of each month. The theme for Eros’ float this year is “Allies of hardworking women!”. [eros-lounge.net]
［14］Embrace Your Ugly ~Enjoy the BUSU~
Is “Busu” (ugly) a positive word? Busu is a unique trait. It can even be cute. We are all connected by the word Busu. We’re just here to have fun and are ready to give you a taste of our Busu! BUSU, be ambitious 🙂
［15］SLAUGHTERHOUSE 10 (Department H)
A party for people who don’t like dancing or alcohol that takes place at the Tokyo Cinema Club on the first Saturday of every month. We welcome anyone who is Kitsch, Campy, Hip or Punk, and especially anyone with a shocking costume.